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Beacon Hill, Cornwall

Historical Description

Beacon-Hill, any eminence, with conspicuous summit, formerly used for a beacon-fire or a signal-post, and still retaining its ancient name. Eminences called Beacon-Hill occur in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Wilts, Hants, Notts, Oxford, Cumberland, and other counties, and nearly all of them command extensive views.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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